A problem of security
Energy Bill Ignores Resource Depletion
Interview with Carolyn Baker about her book Sacred Demise
Peak oil means peak food as well
Just 96 months to save world, says Charles
Pope Urges New World Economic Order
UN chief: G8 must go further on emissions
I know a lot of people who read “shelter magazines” - which is just a fancy way of saying magazines full of pretty homes. I admit to liking to look at them in checkout lines myself, since they do help me beautify my house - just not the way they are supposed to. I think: ”Wow, that’s a gorgeous sleigh bed - I’d love that…hmmm…8,000 dollars….yeah, my futon’s looking cozier and more elegant already!”
David de Rothschild: Saving the world, one adventure at a time
Before We 'Save' Journalism
Auto-ban: German town goes car-free
Eat What You Grow, Grow What You Eat?
Coming Soon: ‘Local Food’, a Transition guide, and an interview with the author
Pelosi buys off agri-business to advance climate bill
I know only one other person who in his lifetime was aware of the benefits of crabgrass— Bob Evans of fast food fame, now passed away, who was also a pioneer pasture farmer and a close acquaintance friend.
World at Gunpoint - Or, what's wrong with the simplicity movement
The Malthusian insult
New book looks at economic devastation in an Iowa meat-packing town
Book Review: The Transition Timeline
Insights on Resilience from the Recent History of Totnes. 1: Back garden food production
Tooting Catches Carnival Cash
The Archdruid continues his survey of ecological economics with a look at the economic role of natural processes. If, as studies suggest, three-fourths of all economic value in the world today is produced by nature rather than human labor, is it time to start treating nature as the primary economy, and human economic activity as a secondary economy dependent on it?
This morning as I was gathering news for Truth to Power's Daily News Digest, I opened Sharon Astyk's blogspot, one of my very favorite, to find her caustic commentary on the death and funeral of Michael Jackson. As her comments distilled in my mind and body, I realized that I have even more to say about this cultural phenomenon-no desire to say it better than Sharon because who could (?), but hopefully to embellish her inimitable incisiveness.